Feb 16, 2021
Have you ever wondered what is required to win the rights to host one of the world’s largest sporting events? On this episode of Talking Sports Law, we provide you with an “insider’s view” of a successful World Cup hosting bid with Football Australia Chairman and K&L Gates partner Chris Nikou. Australia and New Zealand were recently selected as hosts of the 2023 FIFA Women’s World Cup, and Chris was instrumental in developing the successful bid. In addition to the conversation about the 2023 Women’s World Cup, Chris provides an overview of his practice, the K&L Gates Sports Law practice in Australia, and his path to the chairmanship of Football Australia.